Animal tethering ordinance up for debate at tomorrow’s council meeting

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The city attorney will present an ordinance on animal tethering to the council for their approval. Councilor Nancy McFarlane (District A) asked for a report from the city manager on animal tethering ordinances in North Carolina, and the manager gave that report at the last council meeting. The council could approve the new ordinance tomorrow, and no public hearing is necessary.

Council’s Budget and Economic Development committee will recommend the city draft an ordinance to prohibit parking on front yards. Committee members say driveways should be required for front-yard parking. See page 17 on the agenda below for more information.

From the consent agenda, councilors will likely approve the bus stops for the new downtown circulator. See the route map and previous coverage here. The new stops are at:

Cabarrus Street, near Dawson

Davie Street near Harrington

Glenwood Avenue near North Street

Harrington Street near Hargett

Martin Street near Blake

Salisbury Street near Cabarrus

Tucker Street near Glenwood

Wilmington Street near Glenwood

City Council Agenda2-3

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